The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 76 62 74
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1573 1765 1783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.42% 3.96% 3.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.57% 14.39% 13.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1334 1606 1607
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Operating Systems Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12517 12269 13617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.18% 27.56% 27.41%
Number of salaries quoted 10718 10564 11915
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in London

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the London region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in London

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in London

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +3 401 £45,000 -5.26% 48
Bromley -8 21 £37,500 +25.00%
Docklands, London +13 18 £30,000 - 1
Uxbridge +5 8 £42,500 +13.33%
Wimbledon -7 8 £35,000 -
Sidcup +2 7 £52,500 +7.14% 1
Hounslow -1 7 £28,500 -48.18%
Kingston Upon Thames -15 6 £39,500 +12.85% 1
Croydon -24 6 £40,000 - 1
Chiswick +1 5 £28,000 -13.84% 1
Hayes - 4 £41,250 -
New Malden - 4 £55,000 - 1
Barnet +10 3 £40,000 -
Wembley 0 3 £32,500 -16.66%
Surbiton -3 2 £31,250 +22.54%
South Croydon - 2 £47,500 -
Brentford - 2 £40,000 -
Hornchurch - 2 £28,000 -
Romford +8 1 £31,500 +28.57%
Barking +1 1 £30,000 -14.28%
Enfield -2 1 £25,000 +19.04% 1
Hammersmith -2 1 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Feltham -3 1 - -
Westminster -4 1 £39,000 -
Chessington - 1 £26,500 -
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 3299 (100.00%) Windows
2 1939 (58.78%) Active Directory
3 1712 (51.89%) VMware
4 1606 (48.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 1599 (48.47%) Microsoft
6 1413 (42.83%) MS Exchange
7 1192 (36.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 1123 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1002 (30.37%) SQL Server
10 958 (29.04%) Exchange Server 2010
11 869 (26.34%) Citrix
12 839 (25.43%) Cisco
13 828 (25.10%) Finance
14 818 (24.80%) DNS
15 815 (24.70%) MS Excel
16 794 (24.07%) Windows 7
17 778 (23.58%) SQL
18 729 (22.10%) MS Office
19 680 (20.61%) Firewall
20 640 (19.40%) Microsoft Certification
21 638 (19.34%) ITIL
22 632 (19.16%) Linux
23 629 (19.07%) SAN
24 623 (18.88%) DHCP
25 584 (17.70%) HP
26 552 (16.73%) TCP/IP
27 549 (16.64%) LAN
28 531 (16.10%) IIS
29 520 (15.76%) Exchange Server 2007
30 518 (15.70%) WAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1413 (42.83%) MS Exchange
2 958 (29.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 531 (16.10%) IIS
4 520 (15.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 372 (11.28%) SharePoint
6 256 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 245 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2003
8 224 (6.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 173 (5.24%) Lync
10 158 (4.79%) Apache
11 88 (2.67%) SharePoint 2010
12 83 (2.52%) Tomcat
13 59 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
14 55 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
15 49 (1.49%) CMS
16 43 (1.30%) nginx
17 39 (1.18%) Apache Solr
18 33 (1.00%) WorkSite
18 33 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
19 31 (0.94%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 815 (24.70%) MS Excel
2 729 (22.10%) MS Office
3 87 (2.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 24 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.64%) MS Project
6 12 (0.36%) SPSS
7 11 (0.33%) Photoshop
8 10 (0.30%) Acrobat
9 6 (0.18%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.091%) Final Cut Pro
11 3 (0.091%) Maya
11 3 (0.091%) 3ds Max
12 2 (0.061%) InDesign
13 1 (0.030%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.030%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 54 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
3 12 (0.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 11 (0.33%) Movex
5 10 (0.30%) SAP Business One
6 9 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.15%) SAP R/3
7 5 (0.15%) SAP Retail
7 5 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.15%) Remedy AR System
8 4 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.091%) WebTrends
9 3 (0.091%) Cognos Controller
10 2 (0.061%) Dynamics GP
10 2 (0.061%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.061%) Academy Housing
10 2 (0.061%) arcHouse
10 2 (0.061%) Eikon
11 1 (0.030%) Magento
11 1 (0.030%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
Cloud Services
1 190 (5.76%) Office 365
2 116 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 77 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 77 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
4 53 (1.61%) IaaS
5 41 (1.24%) PaaS
6 40 (1.21%) SaaS
7 9 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.15%) GitHub
9 4 (0.12%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.091%) Basecamp
11 2 (0.061%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.030%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 818 (24.80%) DNS
2 680 (20.61%) Firewall
3 629 (19.07%) SAN
4 623 (18.88%) DHCP
5 552 (16.73%) TCP/IP
6 549 (16.64%) LAN
7 518 (15.70%) WAN
8 351 (10.64%) VPN
9 217 (6.58%) Internet
10 163 (4.94%) NAS
11 155 (4.70%) VoIP
11 155 (4.70%) Wireless
12 118 (3.58%) VLAN
13 114 (3.46%) Cisco ASA
14 109 (3.30%) SSL
15 100 (3.03%) MPLS
16 96 (2.91%) iSCSI
17 95 (2.88%) NetScaler
18 72 (2.18%) LDAP
19 68 (2.06%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1002 (30.37%) SQL Server
2 399 (12.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 227 (6.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 125 (3.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 115 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 108 (3.27%) MySQL
7 76 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 75 (2.27%) Relational Database
9 56 (1.70%) SQL Server 2000
10 52 (1.58%) MongoDB
11 49 (1.49%) Oracle Database
12 36 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 31 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
14 28 (0.85%) RDBMS
14 28 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
15 20 (0.61%) DB2
16 17 (0.52%) DTS
17 15 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
18 12 (0.36%) NoSQL
18 12 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 64 (1.94%) Visual Studio
2 61 (1.85%) TeamCity
3 52 (1.58%) Subversion
4 48 (1.45%) Git (software)
5 47 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 44 (1.33%) Jenkins
7 15 (0.45%) JIRA
7 15 (0.45%) AdminStudio
8 13 (0.39%) Eclipse
8 13 (0.39%) MSI
9 12 (0.36%) Toad
10 11 (0.33%) Introscope
10 11 (0.33%) Xcode
10 11 (0.33%) MSBuild
11 10 (0.30%) Metasploit
12 9 (0.27%) SpecFlow
12 9 (0.27%) Selenium
12 9 (0.27%) WebDriver
13 3 (0.091%) FxCop
13 3 (0.091%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 828 (25.10%) Finance
2 229 (6.94%) Banking
3 226 (6.85%) Law
4 142 (4.30%) Legal
5 104 (3.15%) Telecoms
6 80 (2.42%) Retail
7 74 (2.24%) Financial Institution
8 66 (2.00%) Investment Banking
9 62 (1.88%) Advertising
10 55 (1.67%) Marketing
11 31 (0.94%) Music Industry
12 27 (0.82%) Back Office
13 25 (0.76%) Publishing
14 21 (0.64%) Games
15 15 (0.45%) French Language
16 13 (0.39%) Front Office
17 10 (0.30%) Electronics
17 10 (0.30%) Billing
18 9 (0.27%) Automotive
19 8 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 708 (21.46%) Analyst
2 464 (14.06%) Support Engineer
3 427 (12.94%) Support Analyst
4 300 (9.09%) Administrator
5 295 (8.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 269 (8.15%) 3rd Line Support
7 215 (6.52%) IT Support
8 210 (6.37%) Systems Engineer
9 204 (6.18%) 2nd Line Support
10 191 (5.79%) Systems Administrator
11 152 (4.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 149 (4.52%) Applications Support
12 149 (4.52%) Technical Support
13 131 (3.97%) Server Engineer
14 107 (3.24%) Consultant
15 102 (3.09%) Desktop Support
16 91 (2.76%) DBA
16 91 (2.76%) Technical Analyst
17 85 (2.58%) IT Support Analyst
18 80 (2.42%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (7.85%) .NET
2 96 (2.91%) ASP.NET
3 85 (2.58%) Web Services
4 83 (2.52%) HTML
5 60 (1.82%) XML
6 56 (1.70%) CSS
7 52 (1.58%) Application Packaging
8 42 (1.27%) Software Packaging
9 34 (1.03%) .NET Framework
10 28 (0.85%) Middleware
11 27 (0.82%) HTML5
12 25 (0.76%) J2EE
13 22 (0.67%) jQuery
14 20 (0.61%) Ajax
15 18 (0.55%) LAMP
16 17 (0.52%) WCF
17 15 (0.45%) Silverlight
18 14 (0.42%) DHTML
18 14 (0.42%) WSH
19 13 (0.39%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 443 (13.43%) Blackberry
2 241 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
3 232 (7.03%) Clustering
4 197 (5.97%) Hedge funds
5 151 (4.58%) Computer Science
6 113 (3.43%) Management Information System
7 84 (2.55%) iPhone
8 72 (2.18%) Replication
9 65 (1.97%) CLARiiON
10 57 (1.73%) iPad
11 56 (1.70%) PDA
12 43 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
13 36 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
14 31 (0.94%) Client/Server
15 29 (0.88%) EqualLogic
16 28 (0.85%) Digital Media
17 21 (0.64%) SecurID
18 20 (0.61%) User Experience
19 19 (0.58%) CMDB
20 18 (0.55%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3299 (100.00%) Windows
2 1606 (48.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 1192 (36.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 794 (24.07%) Windows 7
5 632 (19.16%) Linux
6 509 (15.43%) Windows XP
7 262 (7.94%) Windows 8
8 181 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 136 (4.12%) UNIX
10 134 (4.06%) Solaris
11 93 (2.82%) Windows Vista
12 82 (2.49%) Mac OS X
13 72 (2.18%) Android
14 65 (1.97%) Debian
15 61 (1.85%) Mac OS
16 59 (1.79%) Ubuntu
17 57 (1.73%) Apple iOS
18 41 (1.24%) Windows 2000
19 36 (1.09%) CentOS
20 34 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 638 (19.34%) ITIL
2 185 (5.61%) Disaster Recovery
3 168 (5.09%) Migration
4 133 (4.03%) Project Management
5 122 (3.70%) Change Management
6 112 (3.39%) Service Management
7 111 (3.36%) CRM
8 97 (2.94%) DevOps
9 96 (2.91%) Incident Management
10 94 (2.85%) Load Balancing
11 93 (2.82%) Service Delivery
11 93 (2.82%) Performance Tuning
12 89 (2.70%) Problem Management
13 84 (2.55%) E-Commerce
14 81 (2.46%) Kalman Filter
15 80 (2.42%) Agile Software Development
16 76 (2.30%) PRINCE2
17 75 (2.27%) Change Control
18 71 (2.15%) Root Cause Analysis
19 67 (2.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 778 (23.58%) SQL
2 434 (13.16%) PowerShell
3 158 (4.79%) C#
4 140 (4.24%) Perl
5 104 (3.15%) Java
6 102 (3.09%) JavaScript
7 90 (2.73%) VBScript
8 77 (2.33%) Bash Shell
9 72 (2.18%) VB
10 68 (2.06%) C
11 65 (1.97%) T-SQL
12 44 (1.33%) Ruby
13 43 (1.30%) Python
14 40 (1.21%) PHP
15 28 (0.85%) C++
16 19 (0.58%) VB.NET
17 18 (0.55%) Shell Script
18 15 (0.45%) VBA
19 11 (0.33%) ActionScript
19 11 (0.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 640 (19.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 428 (12.97%) Degree
3 392 (11.88%) MCSE
4 298 (9.03%) Cisco Certification
5 271 (8.21%) MCITP
6 227 (6.88%) CCNA
7 210 (6.37%) MCSA
8 150 (4.55%) MCP
9 142 (4.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 131 (3.97%) MCTS
11 85 (2.58%) CCNP
12 60 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
13 52 (1.58%) Citrix Certification
14 41 (1.24%) Security Cleared
15 33 (1.00%) CCA
16 29 (0.88%) VCAP
17 25 (0.76%) A+ Certification
18 23 (0.70%) VCP5
19 21 (0.64%) SC Cleared
19 21 (0.64%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (5.46%) SLA
2 91 (2.76%) QA
3 19 (0.58%) PCI DSS
4 18 (0.55%) ISO 9001
5 13 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.27%) COBIT
6 9 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.12%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.030%) EMIR
8 1 (0.030%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1939 (58.78%) Active Directory
2 1123 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 378 (11.46%) Hyper-V
4 373 (11.31%) vSphere
5 347 (10.52%) XenApp
6 243 (7.37%) VMware ESX
7 151 (4.58%) VMware ESXi
8 100 (3.03%) XenDesktop
9 63 (1.91%) VMware Workstation
10 61 (1.85%) UAG
11 57 (1.73%) MetaFrame
12 56 (1.70%) XenServer
13 53 (1.61%) Terminal Services
14 49 (1.49%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 43 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
16 36 (1.09%) Samba
16 36 (1.09%) Varnish
17 34 (1.03%) KVM
18 32 (0.97%) VMware Server
19 29 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 314 (9.52%) SCCM
2 206 (6.24%) SCOM
3 137 (4.15%) Backup Exec
4 126 (3.82%) NetBackup
5 98 (2.97%) WSUS
6 96 (2.91%) Puppet
7 70 (2.12%) Norton AntiVirus
8 58 (1.76%) Nagios
9 52 (1.58%) EMC NetWorker
10 45 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
11 44 (1.33%) HP SIM
12 35 (1.06%) logstash
13 34 (1.03%) ZABBIX
14 33 (1.00%) Kibana
14 33 (1.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 33 (1.00%) HAProxy
14 33 (1.00%) StatsD
15 25 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 25 (0.76%) MOM
16 17 (0.52%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 1712 (51.89%) VMware
2 1599 (48.47%) Microsoft
3 869 (26.34%) Citrix
4 839 (25.43%) Cisco
5 584 (17.70%) HP
6 257 (7.79%) Oracle
7 256 (7.76%) Red Hat
8 244 (7.40%) NetApp
9 223 (6.76%) EMC
10 200 (6.06%) Symantec
11 190 (5.76%) Dell
12 178 (5.40%) Juniper
13 145 (4.40%) CheckPoint
14 125 (3.79%) Apple
15 116 (3.52%) Bloomberg
16 91 (2.76%) Reuters
17 85 (2.58%) Veeam
18 80 (2.42%) Avaya
18 80 (2.42%) IBM
19 77 (2.33%) Mitel
Central London / West End
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits.
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £73000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
MBA Ltd
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
H&R Talent
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
NST Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + attractive bonuses & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £45,000 to £53,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Nanotek Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
NST Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits + On Call
Posted: 3 days ago